MBE Spring 2014

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Eight thousand acres of potential

Eight-thousand acres of potential The seventh-largest locally-managed park in the country just came into being in Bellingham's backyard. By Ian Ferguson Photos courtesy of Cascade Mountain Runners The...

Heli rescue

Heli rescue Saving the last resort By Jason D. Martin It’s something that we don’t want to think about. Someone slips and falls. Someone disappears in the...

At home in the snow

At home in the snow How to build a snowcave By Ian Ferguson Whether you want to claim first tracks at the resort the next day or...

Branching out

Branching out A local race organization becomes a park steward By Ian Ferguson Photo by Pat Kennedy There are literally hundreds of races held every year in the...

2014 Spring Gear Guide

A cup of joe, and gelato to go

A cup of joe, and gelato to go Tasty new treats at Il Caffé Rifugio Story and photo by Brandy Shreve At Il Caffe Rifugio the walls...

Northwest Birding Festivals

Witness the great migration Festivals to inspire your inner birder By Nathan Dalla Santa Photos by David Riffle For bird watchers, spring is a magical time of year...

A DIY adventure

A DIY adventure Building your own paddleboard By Pat Grubb A year or so ago, I made a big mistake. I picked up a copy of Wooden...

Back from the brink

  Back from the brink Whatcom County women maintain their division in the Ski to Sea By Nathan Dalla Santa Photo courtesy Heather Nelson of team Kulshan Cycles Ski...

The backcountry photographer

The backcountry photographer An interview with Jason Hummel By Ian Ferguson Jason Hummel’s photographs have appeared on magazine covers around the world, including the magazine you’re holding...